Looking for quality and simple to assemble EQ and Pickups for a 5 string jazz

Discussion in 'Pickups & Electronics [BG]' started by fatherg101, Jan 21, 2014.

  1. fatherg101


    Mar 1, 2012
    What's your guys opinion on this really stumped on where to look.
  2. joeeg33

    joeeg33 Supporting Member

    Sep 11, 2002
    Central New Jersey
    For simplicity, it's hard to beat EMG plug and play solder less connections.
  3. Audere or J-Retro?
  4. EMG are not a sound I prefer (being a passive guy), but for simplicity of installation, they're pretty hard to beat. Plus, there's plenty of other people who dig the sound.
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  6. Dave W

    Dave W

    Mar 1, 2007
    White Plains
    Sadowsky or J Retro would be my choice of preamp. Sadowsky, Fralin, or Nordstrand would be my choice for pickups.
  7. pfox14


    Dec 22, 2013
    As far as I know Fender does not make any CS or RI Jazz pups for a 5-string which is a shame, because I want a pair. SD 1/4 pounders are not available anymore, so I hope someone can suggest other options.
  8. cpspoon


    Dec 30, 2013
    South Carolina
    I just installed a Nordstrand in my Zone Jazz and love it. Comes pre-wired and soldered with all pots.